Opponents file initiative to stop The Home Depot Agoura Hills ballot measure will let voters decide

Acorn Staff Writer

Opponents file initiative to stop The Home Depot Agoura Hills ballot measure will let voters decide An Agoura Hills group fighting the Home Depot on Agoura Road made a formal request to the city last week for a November referendum that would allow residents to take a vote on the controversial store. Citizens for Responsible Growth asked for the special […]

State offers solar screen rebate program

To encourage energy conservation, the California Energy Commission is offering a rebate on solar window screens. Solar screens improve air conditioning efficiency during the hot summer months. The $1 per square foot rebate is available this summer to all California customers. High quality solar window screening has been proven to reduce solar heat gain through windows from 70-90 percent. The […]

Start working now on your poster

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce has announced a poster contest and cash prizes to kickoff the 10th anniversary Calabasas Pumpkin Festival to be held on Oct. 20 to 21. Subject matter of the poster is a depiction of the 10th annual Pumpkin Festival – theme ideas might include the Old West, a pumpkin patch, flora and fauna of the Santa […]

Microchips will help track pets

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky says the county’s Department of Animal Care and Control has begun implanting subcutaneous microchips in all dogs and cats adopted from the county’s six animal shelters. The program was initiated on a motion by Yaroslavsky and approved by the Board of Supervisors last year. "The department has been scanning for microchips at our shelters," […]

Agoura Pinto team victorious

LIGHTNING STRIKES––The Agoura Lightning, a 9-year old all-star team from Agoura Pony Baseball, won the first-place trophy in the Mustang Division at the Gold Coast Pre-Pony All-Star Invitational at Point Mugu Naval Base. The Lightning won five of six games, sweeping the Westlake "A" squad in a Saturday doubleheader behind the pitching efforts of Justin Arias, Ricky Macks and Max […]

Appreciates support for charity bicycle ride

A local business, Canyon Cycle (5076 Chesebro Road, Agoura), hosted its second annual "Run for the Kids" ride on June 3 to help raise money, awareness and toys for the youngest victims of cancer – children. Many local businesses donated gifts for the children and raffle prizes for the participants in this event. A couple of the more outstanding donations […]

Fees planned for Westlake sports facility

Acorn Staff Writer

Last year, Westlake Village contributed almost $600,000 for a joint-use sports facility to be built at Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village. Now, city officials are discussing how the money should be paid back. The sports complex on La Tienda Drive will cost $1.5 million, which includes $316,844 to be spent each year in operating costs and $5,000 a […]

New luxury homes open in Calabasas

HOME SWEET HOME––Interested homebuyers stopped by for the recent grand opening of Mira Monte’s new luxury home community in western Calabasas. The 34 single family homes, priced from $490,000, are designed in a Tuscany style architecture and offer up to 3,030 square feet. Information on the project is available by calling (818) 878-5771.

New stamp to honor U.S. veterans

New stamp to honor U.S. veterans The next time you mail a letter, you may have the opportunity to salute some of America’s bravest heroes. United States military veterans will receive one of the nation’s highest honors by being commemorated with a new U.S. postage stamp. The stamp, called the Honoring Veterans stamp, is meant to pay tribute to the […]

Wellness celebrates anniversary

Acorn Staff Writer

When the doors of The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura Chapter opened its doors a decade ago offering support to the cancer community, there was a list of 100 cancer patients and their loved ones waiting. As the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura celebrates its 10th anniversary, more than 800 people receive the organinzation’s services. Wellness Community started with the vision of two nurses […]